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17/01OnlineDeveloping accessible online learning platforms for people with intellectual disabilities by EASPD: EASPD-ADILE online event: Developing accessible online learning platforms for people with intellectual disabilities - EASPD
17-19/01Salzburg, AustriaInternational Electronics Recycling Congress 2024 (talk by RREUSE on the social economy) by ICM: RREUSE speaks – IERC 2024 | RREUSE 
22-25/01Brussels, BelgiumFormation et Échanges Européens Sur Le Numérique Et L'ESS  Pour la Solidarité : Formation et échanges européens sur le numérique et l'ESS | Pour la Solidarité ( 
24/01Rome, ItalyWinter Meeting for Philanthropy Infrastructure Members – Diversifying Our Repertoire: The Value of Philanthropy Infrastructure by Philea: Winter Meeting for Philanthropy Infrastructure Members - Diversifying Our Repertoire: The Value of Philanthropy Infrastructure - Philea 
25-26/01Rome, ItalyPEXforum 2024 by Philea: PEXforum 2024 - Philea 
29/01Brussels, BelgiumSE4Ces Conference on the Future of Social Economy Education From Blueprint to Reality: Educating the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs by FEBEA: SE4Ces final event Tickets, Mon, Jan 29, 2024 at 9:30 AM | Eventbrite 
30/01-01/02Niort, FranceForum national de l'économie sociale et solidaire 2024 by Le Labo de l’ESS : Forum national de l'économie sociale et solidaire 2024 | Événements | Le Labo de l'économie sociale et solidaire ( 


30/01-01/02Niort, FranceForum national de l'économie sociale et solidaire 2024 by Le Labo de l’ESS : Forum national de l'économie sociale et solidaire 2024 | Événements | Le Labo de l'économie sociale et solidaire ( 
01/02OnlineEuropean Philanthropy Coalition for Climate – Decoding COP28: What Now? by Philea: European Philanthropy Coalition for Climate - Decoding COP28: What Now? - Philea 
06/02Online"Impact Reporting Norms" by Impact Europe
12-13/02Liège, Belgium

Social Economy European Meeting – Social Economy at the Core of Transitions conference by the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU: Social Economy European Meeting ( 

Liège Roadmap for Social Economy in the European Union adopted at the Conference of European Ministers responsible for Social Economy organised on 12 February 2024 in Liège


06/03OnlineTailoring Financial and Non-Financial Support by Impact Europe (formerly EVPA): Tailoring Financial and Non-Financial Support | Impact Europe ( 
07-08/03Milan, ItalyResearch Forum – Breaking Bad (Habits): How Can Foundations Move from Siloes to Shaping Future Innovation Ecosystems by Philea: Research Forum - Breaking Bad (Habits): How Can Foundations Move from Siloes to Shaping Future Innovation Ecosystems - Philea 
12/03ParisOECD Webinar Worker co-operatives across continents: Policy and practical experience from Japan and beyond. Registration 
18/03OnlineESFA: Towards zero long-term unemployment in the EU: Job guarantees and other innovative approaches, Registration 
19/03Brussels, Belgium and OnlineSupport policies towards youth social entrepreneurship in the Western Balkans and beyond by ENSIE
20/03OnlineCorporate Impact Measurement & Management by Impact Europe
20-21/03The Hague, NetherlandsImpact Summit 2024 by Euclid Network: Euclid Network Impact Summit, 20-21 March 2024, The Hague


09/04OnlineFuelling Change by Impact Europe. Register
15/04Brussels, Belgium

Diesis: Final Event of the project SEA4NEB  - Social Economy Actors for New European Bauhaus

Details about the event


More information about project

15/04Paris, FranceOCDE Local Development forum. This webinar is organised to launch Measure, manage and maximise your impact: A guide for the social economy which is developed jointly by the OECD’s Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities and the European Commission
15-18/04Online and Brussels, BelgiumWorld Circular Economy Forum 2024 by European Environment Agency: World Circular Economy Forum 2024 ( 
16/04Brussels, Belgium

Social Services Helpdesk conference: Unlocking EU Funds for Social Inclusion: Investing in quality services, support and lives,

Final programme & registration here

16/04Brussels, Belgium

European Social Innovation Forum organised by the Network of European Social Entrepreneurs and Innovators - NESEI.




Lasi, Romania & Online

Enterprising for tomorrow, 3rd edition #EFT2024 Romania's Flagship Social Economy Event

Register & programm


Anniversary Webinar For the United Nations General Assembly Resolution Promoting the Social and Solidarity Economy For Sustainable Development

Agenda & registration 

18/04Brussels, Belgium

Committe of the Regions event with Commissioner Nicolas Schmit: Social innovation for zero long-term unemployment - towards an EU-wide response

Information, programm & registration (by 15/04) 

18/04Paris, FranceImpact measurement summit, agenda 
18/04Brussels, Belgium

Public procurement event by RReuse,

Information and registration

23, 25 & 26/04Online 

The Youth Entrepreneurship Policy Academy (YEPA) organises 3 online workshops on social entrepreneurship by the OECD & European Commission 

23 April registration 

25 April registration 

26 April registration 


Webinar to present the key findings of the flagship publication Survey Report on Microfinance in Europe by the European Microfinance Network (EMN) and the Microfinance Centre (MFC)


24-26/04San Jose, Costa Rica34th CIRIEC International Congress by CIRIEC: 34th CIRIEC International Congress, San Jose (Costa Rica), 24-26 April 2024 • CIRIEC International ( 


07/05Brussels Public hearing of the EESC, How can taxation systems better support the social economy? in the framework of their-initiative opinion ECO/641 - Taxation Framework for Social Economy Entities. The debate is accessible via webstream. No registration is needed.”
14-15/05Cracow, Poland26th Annual Conference Embracing Diversity for Inclusive Finance by MNC, registration:
16/05Brussels, BelgiumBrussels Economic Forum by European Commission: European Commission - Brussels Economic Forum 2024 ( 
22/05OnlineAdditionality & Investor Contribution in Practice by Impact Europe (formerly EVPA): Additionality & Investor Contribution in Practice | Impact Europe ( 
23/05Vienna, Austria

International conference on challenges and opportunities of a fair, green and digital transition on the labour market and in the field of education in the Danube Region

Draft agenda & registration (until 13 May) 

23 - 24 /05Brussels

General assembly and symposium 2024 of Cooperative Europe

Registration and draft Agenda

23-25/05Jyväskylä, Finland 

The conference Shaping an ecosocial future now!
Disseminating and advancing transdisciplinary research
on sustainability transitions presents the main findings of the European research and doctoral training project ASTRA, combining social work and transdisciplinary sustainability transition research, policies and practices 

Program & Registration (until April 28)

27-30/05Ghent, BelgiumPhilea Forum 2024: Trust and Philanthropy by Philea: Philea Forum 2024 - Philea 


12-13/06The Hague, NetherlandsBusiness of Impact 2024 and “Capital Ideas 2024” by Impact Europe (formerly EVPA): Business of Impact 2024 | Impact Europe ( / Capital Ideas 2024 | Impact Europe ( 
20-21/06Bucharest, Romania

Conference by EMN: Cultivating Futures. Nurturing entrepreneurs through microfinance,



The SocialTech4EU project is organising its final conference "Green and digital together" by ENSIE at the European Economic and Social Committee The SocialTech for Europe for Resilient and Responsible Ecosystems, SocialTech4EU, is a two-year project who started in 2022. 

Agenda and Registration 


04/09OnlineStrategic Alignment: Impact and Business Synergies by Impact Europe (formerly EVPA): Strategic Alignment: Impact and Business Synergies | Impact Europe ( 
11, 12, 16 & 19Online

The Youth Entrepreneurship Policy Academy (YEPA) organises 4 online workshops on youth entrepreneurship by the OECD & European Commission 

Register here: Events - YEPA

27/09Dublin, Ireland

FEBEA Conference: Strength in Unity, hosted by Community Finance Ireland (FEBEA member)

Conference website and tickets


14-15/10The Hague, NetherlandsAnnual conference by RReuse
16/10OnlineImpact Measurement and Management: Fundamentals by Impact Europe (formerly EVPA): Impact Measurement and Management: Fundamentals | Impact Europe ( 
23-24/10Amsterdam, NetherlandsGIIN Impact Forum by GIIN: GIIN Impact Forum ( 
24-25/10OnlineSocial Finance Vibe by MNC


07/11The Hague, NetherlandsImpact Fest by Euclid
12-15/11Buenos Aires, ArgentinaICMIF Biennial Conference by ICMIF: ICMIF Conference 2024 
13/11Brussels, BelgiumFinal event of B-WISE project by ENSIE
14/11Brussels, BelgiumFinal event for the cooperation between WISEs and private enterprises by ENSIE
25-30/11New Delhi, IndiaICA Global Conference & General Assembly 2024 by International Cooperative Alliance: ICA Global Conference & General Assembly 2024 | ICA 
27-29/11Bilbao, SpainImpact Week 2024 by Impact Europe (formerly EVPA): Impact Week 2024 | Impact Europe ( 




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